Division of Commissioned Corps Personnel and Readiness
By delegation of the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH) has the responsibility and accountability for the overall force
management of the Commissioned Corps U.S. Public Health Service (Corps). The Division of Commissioned Corps Personnel and Readiness
(DCCPR) was established and reorganized within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) on May 18, 2012 (Federal Register
and link 2).
The Director of DCCPR reports directly to the Deputy Surgeon General (DSG); and on the Surgeon General’s (SG) behalf,
develops policies and proposes regulations in order to maintain optimum performance and readiness of the Corps' uniformed
officers. DCCPR establishes timelines, performance standards, and measurements for the evaluation of the operations and management
of the Corps, and works closely with OSG to facilitate operations and implementation of policies and programs.
DCCPR conducts recruitment; calls to active duty; Commissioned Corps boards; issues personnel orders; maintains Commissioned Corps Officer
payroll and records; management of medical actions and evaluations; oversees the performance, discipline and conduct of commissioned
officers; develops and implements policies and regulations. DCCPR is also responsible for all readiness and response operations
for a Commissioned Corps of over 6,500 officers.
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Division of Systems Integration
The Division of Systems Integration (DSI) is responsible for all Commissioned Corps specific information technology systems and activity. This includes certifying and transmitting the monthly Commissioned Corps payroll processed by Compensation. The Director of DSI reports to the Chief of Staff of the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG) and works directly with the IOD of DCCPR.